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Girls solve community issues through technology at the new Technovation Idea Lab

28 July 2020
“Technology has played a dominant role in education throughout this pandemic that has exposed deep digital and gender divides”, said Stefania Giannini, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Education. UNESCO's Global Education Coalition partner, Technovation, is launching the Technovation Idea Lab. The Idea Lab is a place where the global community comes together to pilot test new programme ideas and approaches with a select group of students, volunteers, and Technovation staff. (UNESCO)

COVID-19: A wake-up call to invest in literacy

27 July 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the least advantaged the hardest and highlights the harsh reality of educational inequality. As we look to rebuild, we must ensure that the global literacy challenge is finally and decisively met, writes Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, UNESCO Special Envoy on Literacy for Development. (UIL)

Creating inclusive learning environments for students with learning differences from marginalized communities

24 July 2020
Inclusive education is at the core of the collective vision at Teach For All — a world where educators, policymakers, parents, and students are working together to ensure that all of their communities’ children have the foundation they need to shape a better future for themselves and all of us. The 2020 GEM Report on Inclusion and Education is rooted in the premise that “education systems are only as inclusive as their creators make them”. (World Education Blog)
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